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Coming Soon: Ohio’s First SCAA Accredited Innovation & Training Campus

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about coffee — including coffee training. So we’re excited to begin construction on a 7,000-square-foot dedicated innovation and training laboratory built to the standards of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. We’re creating a space … Read More

Gathering Grounds Coffee House in Huron, Ohio Joins Crimson Cup Community

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Frank and Lea Wechter, whose Gathering Grounds Coffee House is the new community gathering place for Huron, Ohio. Gathering Grounds serves hot and frozen espresso drinks, gourmet teas, smoothies, and locally-made pastries at 404 … Read More

New Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Odessa, Texas Joins Crimson Cup Community

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Kudos to Jerry and Lonna Bevel and their daughter Keisha Arnold on the opening of the second Cpl. Ray’s Coffee! Their new shop at 311 Faudree Road in Odessa joins the original Cpl. Ray’s Coffee in Andrews, Texas, which Jerry … Read More

Why Do You Need a Coffee Shop Business Plan?

How to open a coffee shop

Are you dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Perhaps you see yourself working in a business you love. Serving the best coffee drinks in town. Creating a community gathering place. Maybe renovating a historic location, or building a sleek new … Read More

We’re International! Welcome to Columbus Coffee Shop in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Columbus Coffee in Dhaka Bangladesh serves Crimson Cup coffee

We’re excited to open our first international coffee shop outside the U.S. and its territories! Columbus Coffee Shop opened May 22 in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Partners Mohaimin Mostafa, Rehanur Rahman, Mirza Abdul Khaled and Tarek Rafi Bhuiyan have … Read More

Earth Fare Grocery Stories Now Carry Crimson Cup Organic Coffee Beans

Earth Fare grocery stores serve organic coffee beans from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

We’re excited to welcome Earth Fare natural and organic grocery stores to the Crimson Cup community! Ohio coffee lovers can now buy our handcrafted coffees through four Earth Fare organic and natural grocery stores in the Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and … Read More

Roast Master Dave Rochus Earns SCAA Roaster’s Guild Certificate

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Congratulations to Roast Master Dave Rochus, who has earned a Level 1 certificate from the Specialty Coffee Association of America Roaster’s Guild. The Roaster Level 1 Certificate program develops knowledge and skills required in professional coffee roasting facilities. In addition … Read More